[SunHELP] os for ultra-1
crimson at unspeakable.org
Tue May 9 07:52:01 CDT 2006
Actually Linux/*BSD's all run quite well now on sparc hardware.
Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
| Sun, 07 May 2006 @ 13:26 -0600, Arthur Wouk said:
|> i have an ultra-1E 200mhs cpu, 1 gig ram, adequate disk space running
|> solaris 9.
|> i would like to speed it up a bit, if that is possible, by going to
|> either a free/open/... bsd or a linux/sparc os.
|> anyone gotten much improvement this way?
| NetBSD is how I would go. Fast, reliable, and useful features.
| Linux is OK, but would not be my choice for sparc. It used to run
| rather poorly on sparc, but might be better now.
| OpenBSD would run OK, but generally isn't as fast as NetBSD, and has
| lagged in features. It should be reliable.
| I can't think of anything else that I would bother with.
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